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Pick of the Day: India’s smart city craze: big, green and doomed from the start? | Cities | theguardian.com

“And it exists: on paper. Its name is Dholera, and it is a key part of what you might call India’s 21st-century utopian urban experiment. Economists argue that the country desperately needs new cities: its urban population is expected to … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Geographer David Harvey on Urban Development and Power – SPIEGEL ONLINE

‘These days, cities try demanding premiums by advertising themselves as culturally unique. After the Guggenheim Museum was built in Bilbao in 1997, cities all over the world followed its example and began developing landmark projects. The goal is to be … Continue reading

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